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2013 WOSB National Council Summer Conference - On the Hill

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Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Start Time: 8:30 AM EST
End Time: 4:00 PM EST

Location: Metro Offices
4601 N Fairfax Drive, Suite 1200
Arlington VA 22203
703-763-1999

Ballston Metro Station: 
1. Head west on N Fairfax Dr toward N Stuart St  0.3 mi
2. Turn Right onto N Wakefield St. (Building is first building on your left.)

Shuttle from the Metro runs every 15 minutes; look for a large white bus - International Limousine. | Map
Meeting Hotel: Embassy Suites Washington D.C. - Convention Center
900 10th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Ph:  202-739-2001
Sleeping Rooms: $169 
Use code: NSB
Reserve your room here!

Metro Center Metro Station | Regional Hotels
Fees: Register Now
Business Member - $30
Business Plus Member - $30
Advocate Member - $55
Career and Student Registrant - $55
Member Plus - $30
Board of Experts - $30
Association Partner - $30
Association Member - $30
Resource Partner - $30
Govt Supporting Member - $0
Government Member - $0
Prime Contr Sup Mbr - $0
Prime Contractor Mbr - $0
Leadership Team - $0


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Region: National, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria (DC-VA-MD-WV)
Network: National Women Veterans Council, Public Policy, WOSB National Council
Group: Federal Government Contracting, Breakthrough: Government Contracting, Small Business
Category: Women-Owned, Small Business Policy, Economic Policy, Effective Advocacy, Government Contracting, Policy & Politics
Tags: Federal, government, contracting, small business, Policy, WOSB, EDWOSB, women


Two years have passed since the implementation of the WOSB-EDWOSB Women’s Procurement Program.  Even with this program in place, the Federal Government continues to miss its paltry 5% goal for contracts with women-owned firms.

Join us for the 2013 WOSB National Council Summer Conference as we work strategically to ensure our fair share of Federal Contracts.  This day includes Insights to Growing Your Business, Building Your  Message and Taking it to The Hill.  Join us as we make our voices heard!

**Space is Limited - REGISTER NOW!

Looking for contracts? Then Register Today for the National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit - DC Summer Conference - 7/25/2013.

Agenda

8:30 am

Registration & Networking

9:00

Welcome and Introductions
Margot Dorfman, CEO, U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce
Patrina Clark, President, Pivotal Practice / USWCC Board of Experts

9:45

Report on the Status of Women's Contracting

10:00

Insights to Success: Plan Big to Get Big
Sharon Virts-Mozer, President & CEO, FCi Federal

10:50

 Break

11:00

Taking Your Message to The Hill

Erin Prangley, Associate Director of Public Policy & Government Relations, American Association of University Women (AAUW)

Noon

 Lunch (On your own)

1:30

On The Hill – WOSB Small Business Briefing & Roundtable
Host: Senator Landrieu 
Veteran Affairs Committee Room
485 Russell Senate Building

Agenda

  • Welcomes
  • USWCC Brief
  • Roundtable Participant Briefs
  • Open Discussion with all attendees including congressional staffers
  • USWCC Agenda Addendum

Roundtable Participants
Krystal Bromfield, Tax & Procurement Counsel, Committee on Small Business and 
Entrepreneurship  
US Dept of Agriculture: Roxanne Lane, Program Analyst
Army : Karen L. Baker, Chief of Small Business Policy,
HQ USACE OSBP
Dept of Energy: Dot Harris, Director, Office of Economic Impact & Diversity
EnRep Inc: Sherri Walls
Health and Human Services: Teresa Lewis, Director, OSDBU
Holte Construction: Diane Holte, President/CEO
Dept of Homeland Security: Kevin Boshears, Director, OSDBU
SBA: Malda Brown, PCR
SBA: Kelly Jackson, WOSB Team
Wendt Productions: Susan Wendt, President
Veteran Affairs: Beth Torres, Program Analyst

3 - ?

 Meet with Congressional Members


Looking for contracts? Then Register Today for the National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit - DC Summer Conference - 7/25/2013.
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